Daniel Lazare

Daniel Lazare is an American freelance journalist, publicist and blogger.

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September 7, 2020
Bipartisan Fear-Mongering

Russian interference in 2016 is nothing but a fairy tale that members of the CIA tell little intelligence agents as they tuck them in at night.

August 10, 2020
Neoliberalism and the Beirut Explosion

The Aug. 5 explosion was the coup de grâce, a sign that the damage was irreparable. Beirut was truly and completely broken.

July 24, 2020
Trump’s Fatal Error

Trump’s idea is to make Americans think that the only choice is between social breakdown and martial law. And voters may well opt for the latter.

July 6, 2020
Russian Bounties: Here We Go Again

Russia has been paying the Afghan Taliban bounties for American scalps. How do we know? Because the New York Times tells us so

July 3, 2020
The Trouble With ‘White Privilege’

Because the phrase applies to all whites by virtue of the color of their skin, it implies that all somehow benefit from racism. But is that really the case?

June 21, 2020
Why Just Statues? Why Not Topple the U.S. Constitution as Well?

Contrary to the Democratic Party, it wasn’t Russia that put Trump, but a superannuated constitution that people like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer revere.

June 14, 2020
U.S. Police: Why Nothing Will Change

Once the shouting dies down and protesters go home, police reform will be forgotten and the status quo will return in full force.

June 10, 2020
Christopher Steele’s Very Stupid Dossier

Steele’s core thesis – that Trump and Putin had a working relationship going back years – doesn’t pass the most elementary smell test.

June 2, 2020
How Barack Obama Destroyed Libya

Obama was wrong about what all that money would do. Rather than tamping down conflict, it fanned it.

May 24, 2020
Who Deserves Impeachment More – Trump or Schiff?

Trump’s sins are manifold. But with unerring accuracy, Schiff managed to zero in on the one sin that didn’t take place.